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Fight the opioid crisis -> Tell Congress to protect Medicaid and support paid family & medical leave

July 14, 2017
I’m from wild and wonderful West Virginia. It’s a state known for its rugged, natural beauty. Unfortunately, it’s also known for being one of the states hardest hit by the opioid crisis. [1] I know that solving the opioid crisis is not an easy fix. I also know that right now there are two things...
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What You Can Do to Help Save Health Care, Whether You Have Democratic or Republican Senators

July 13, 2017
No one who is healthy wants to believe they will get sick. No one expects to get cancer, or renal failure, or into a car accident. No one tries to become the victim of a heart attack, or a terrorist attack, mental illness. No one believes that they will become addicted, or that their baby will be...
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Updated Senate Health Bill Still a ‘Disgrace,’ Would Be ‘Devastating for Moms, Children, and Families’

July 13, 2017
The moms of America urge every U.S. Senator to vote ‘no’ on gutting our nation’s health care. The revised U.S. Senate Republican health care bill is just as much of a disgrace as its failed first draft. If passed, the Better Care Reconciliation Act would be devastating for moms, children, families...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Anne in Alaska

July 12, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Julia in Ohio!

July 12, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Kyla in Ohio!

July 12, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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Tell Congress: No tax cuts for wealthy corporations!

July 12, 2017
It’s a good thing moms are excellent multi-taskers because while we are out fighting to protect our families’ access to health care, President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress are busy writing a tax plan that will hand out massive tax breaks to millionaires, billionaires, and wealthy...
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Speak out now! Bullying our nation’s most vulnerable is not OK!

July 12, 2017
Donald Trump continues to shock us with his bullying behavior—but bullying in this administration isn’t limited to Donald Trump’s twitter account. Unbelievably, Republicans in the U.S. Senate, along with Trump, are trying to pass a health care bill that will rip coverage from 22 million people and...
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‘Carve Out’ in Senate Republican Healthcare Bill Fails to Protect Children

July 11, 2017
The Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) proposes devastating cuts to Medicaid through per-capita caps, limiting Medicaid funding regardless of the health care and long-term support needs of individuals. According to the Congressional Budget Office , the bill will lead to a $772 billion...
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#5Actions for Week of July 3! #KeepMarching

July 6, 2017
Nothing says summer more than long days, sunshine, and taking action on "hot" issues that really matter to moms and families! And we're here to help. Below please find this week's list of top-priority actions, sure to make you "cool" this week. (We're being a little playful; after all, it's summer...
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